Articles Tagged with seattle

Shania Twain Rocks The Country In Thigh High Boots

Shania Twain

Shania Twain may be the Queen of country music, but she showed the audience in Seattle last night that she really meant it when she called her tour Rock This Country. Shania is by some distance the biggest-selling female country artist of all time having sold over 75 million albums worldwide. This is Twain’s first… Read more »

Starbucks Morning Coffee With An Order Of #RaceTogether Debate To Go, Company Unveils Delivery Service Plans

Starbucks Announces Delivery Service In Seattle And NYC

Starbucks has been desperately trying to explain itself following Monday’s printed release of its full-page “Race Together” ad campaign in the national press, which aims to promote discussions on racism between America’s coffee-drinking citizens. The Internet is united in despising Starbucks' #RaceTogether campaign: — Adweek (@Adweek) March 19, 2015 Reading, “Shall We Overcome?”,… Read more »

Seattle Seahawks Win As Cinderella Story Ends For Carolina Panthers

Cinderella Story Ends In Seattle

The Seattle Seahawks didn’t need a magic wand to end the Cinderella story of the Carolina Panthers. In what was described as a “Kam vs. Cam” matchup, this game would prove not to be the dramatic shootout seen earlier between the Ravens and the Patriots. In retrospect, it was almost as if the Seattle Seahawks… Read more »

Marysville School Shooting: Second Victim Gia Soriano Dies

Marysville School Shootout

Gia Soriano, a 14-year-old girl injured in the Marysville school shooting in Seattle, died Sunday night, bringing the number of people dead in the tragedy to three. Apart from the shooter, Jaylen Fryberg, who killed himself, another student, Zoe Galasso, died in the attack, reports the USA Today. Three other teenagers, Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, Nate Hatch,… Read more »

Gang-Related Violence South Of Seattle Results In 5 Shot

Five people were shot in Seattle Sunday morning.

The King County Sheriff’s office in Seattle, reports that five people were shot yesterday morning resulted in various levels of injury. The shooting took place in the suburbs just south of Seattle at roughly 3am on Sunday morning, nearby the former Club Afriq, a club with a past of violence. In 2008 and again in… Read more »

$15 Minimum Wage: Seattle Sued As San Francisco Puts It To A Vote

Will San Francisco be the first to actually raise the minimum wage to $15; Will Seattle's law stand in the face of legal challenges?

$15 minimum wage has been passed by Seattle, Washington and Richmond, California (a suburb of San Francisco). The City of San Francisco is putting the issue to voters this Novembers, with a plan that will raise minimum wage in the city incrementally from the current San Francisco minimum wage of $10.74 – already among the… Read more »

Student Tackled Gunman in Deadly Seattle Pacific University Shooting

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A quick-thinking student saved the day during Thursday’s tragic shooting that left one person dead and three others injured. The deadly Thursday afternoon shooting spree on the Seattle Pacific University campus was still raging when Jon Meis, a student on patrol as a hall monitor, averted further bloodshed. Meis used pepper spray to stun the… Read more »

Seattle Minimum Wage Raised To $15 Per Hour

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Seattle minimum wage increase to $15 per hour approved by the city council. The California city now boasts the highest minimum wage in the United States. Small business owners and fiscal conservatives are already registering their concern over possible layoff, unemployment increases, and customer price increases. The minimum wage increase in Seattle has been a… Read more »

Conspiracy Theorist Sues Over New Kurt Cobain Death Photos

Lee sues Seattle over Cobain photos.

Recently released photos, previously undeveloped, from the crime scene of Kurt Cobain’s suicide are at the center of a new lawsuit against the Seattle Police Department. The man behind the lawsuit is independent journalist, and multiple Seattle mayoral candidate, Richard Lee, who is known for being the first to claim that Cobain’s suicide wasn’t a… Read more »

Seattle Helicopter Crash: Firefighters On Scene Near Space Needle

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A news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, hitting two cars as it fell. Fox News is now reporting that one victim may have been taken from the scene in critical condition. The Seattle Fire Department is now reporting that two people died in the news helicopter crash near the Space Needle and… Read more »